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8. Library

Red velvet drapes cover the windows of this room. An exquisite mahogany desk and a matching high-back chair face the entrance and the fireplace, above which hangs a framed picture of a windmill perched atop a rocky crag. Situated in corners of the room are two overstuļ¬€ed chairs. Floor-to-ceiling bookshelves line the east wall. A rolling wooden ladder allows one to more easily reach the high shelves.

Contents & Furnishings

The desk has several items resting atop it: an oil lamp, a jar of ink, a quill pen, a tinderbox, and a letter kit containing a red wax candle, 4 blank sheets of parchment and a wooden seal bearing the insignia of a windmill. Also on the desk is a tattered piece of sheet music titled

Song for Elizabeth
. Next to that is a hastily written note, slightly burnt that reads:
Bulwarton's words can open the way
The desk drawer is empty except for an iron key. Show spoiler
(Key opens path to 20. Children's Room)


  Bookshelves hold hundreds of tomes covering a range of topics including history, warfare and alchemy. There are several first edition books of poetry and fiction. Show spoiler
If they are removed from the house, they rot and fall apart
On top of one bookshelf is a collection of rocks, each one labeled with a scientific name. There are also some receipts left in one of the shelves for candles, daggers and incense

Valuables

The bookshelf in the northeast corner hides a pathway to a secret room. Anyone inspecting the bookcase needs a successful DC 13 Wisdom (Perception) check to notice a fake red book which opens the pathway to the Secret Room

Type
Room, Education, Library
Parent Location
Death House
Connected Rooms

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